City of Raleigh
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Why Raleigh?

With great weather, parks, greenways, festivals, sports venues, and a rich art scene, there's always something to do. Our amenities, strong network of medical centers and affordable cost of living, place Raleigh on many top 10 lists of best places to live.

POPULATION: Raleigh (2019): 474,069; Wake County (2019): 1,111,761; Raleigh MSA (2019): 1,390,785

MEDIAN HOME PRICE: $284,246

MEDIAN RENT FOR A TWO-BEDROOM APARTMENT: $1,163

WHERE IS RALEIGH LOCATED: Raleigh lies in the east-central part of the state conveniently located with access from I-40 as well as nearby I-85 and I-95 (connected to Raleigh via I-495). Both the mountains and beaches are only a short drive away.

Click Here to see a list of recognitions and accolades that Raleigh has received throughout the years or vist the City's official website at www.RaleighNC.gov.

Find more about what makes Raleigh such a great place to live, work and especially play, in the official visitor's website - VisitRaleigh.com.